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Supportive Leadership (Supervision and Ethics CEUs) (online)
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/2/2020
When: October 2, 2020
Where: Online, through Zoom
United States
Contact: Danielle Smith

Online registration is available until: 10/2/2020
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Supportive Leadership


Includes 3 CEUs of Ethics and 3 CEUs of Supervision


Jill Bucaro, MSW, LISW-S, LICDC
Social Worker, The Law Office of the Montgomery County Public Defender
Owner & Consultant, Third Wheel Consulting, LLC

Amber Ireland, BSW, LSW
Case Management Services Director, Daybreak 
Owner & Consultant, Third Wheel Consulting, LLC


Covering the foundations of leadership, the first portion of this workshop will discuss how to schedule and maintain regular supervision with employees and review practical tips to promote a positive, ethical, and inclusive working environment. The second portion discusses how to support and motivate employees who may be struggling with their work performance. With practical examples, ethical considerations, group activities, and action items to take back to the workplace, this workshop will be beneficial to both emerging and established leaders. A six hour course, this training counts for both three hours of ethics and three hours of supervision.  

Jill Bucaro is a LISW-S and LICDC, with experience working with transition-age youth, homeless populations, and within the court system. Jill is currently a social worker with the Public Defender’s Office in Montgomery County. Jill’s areas of expertise include leadership, supervision, engagement, criminal justice advocacy, and trauma-informed care.

Amber Ireland BSW, LSW  has experience in positions ranging from direct care to director in both public and private agencies. Her areas of expertise include supervisor training, program development, and crisis intervention. Amber is currently the Director of Case Management at Daybreak, an agency providing services for homeless and at-risk-youth. 



I. Introductions

II. Setting the Stage for Supervision & Ethical Implications for Supervision 

III. Scheduling, Structuring & Guiding Supervision

IV. Ethical Documentation 

V. Fostering Positive Relationships Between You & Your Employees 

VI. Leading a Healthy & Culturally Competent Team  


VII. BREAK & Reading Articles

VIII. Small Group Discussion 


IX. Addressing Performance Issues 

X. Objective vs. Subjective Feedback 

XI. Memos of Clarification & Performance Improvement Plans 

XII. Ethical Decision-Making in Leadership

XIII. Preparing for Hard Conversations

XIV. Ethical Scenarios

XV. Conclusion & Questions


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